METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans and 7-foot center Alexis Ajinca have agreed on a four-year, $20.2 million extension.
The 27-year-old Ajinca's new contract was confirmed by his agent, Mark Bartelstein, in an email to The Associated Press.
Ajinca, who is French, was used last season primarily as a reserve. But when he received more minutes, he usually produced.
Alexis Ajinca has agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on a four-year, $20.2 million deal.
Ajinca gives the Pelicans depth at center.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) Alexis Ajinca made the go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left and scored a career-high 24 points to help the New Orleans Pelicans won their fourth straight, 104-102 over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
Hassan Whiteside appeared to be going up for a tying dunk when he was blocked by fellow 7-footer Omer Asik, who secured the rebound, but his hasty outlet pass went off...
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February 27, 2015
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love “poster dunks” and during tonight’s New Orleans Pelicans/Indiana Pacers game, Pelicans reserve center Alexis Ajinca decided to put Roy Hibbert on a poster.
Check out Alexis as he rises over Roy in the third quarter of play and throws it down on the big man:
Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France.
The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules.
Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.
December 17, 2013